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7:42 AM / Thursday January 28, 2021

Week In Review

Contempt? GOP lawmakers weigh citing AG Holder

June 25, 2012

In a mounting confrontation with congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege Wednesday to withhold documents a House committee is seeking. The panel neared a vote on citing Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt.

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Suspect in fatal Auburn shooting surrenders

June 17, 2012

The three-day hunt for a man charged with killing three people near Auburn University ended with the suspect walking up the steps of an Alabama courthouse and peacefully turning himself in to a U.S. Marshal waiting inside.

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George Zimmerman’s wife charged with perjury

June 17, 2012

The wife of Trayvon Martin’s shooter was charged with perjury Tuesday, accused of lying when she told a judge that the couple had limited funds during a hearing that resulted in her husband being released on $150,000 bond.

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Holder to Black Pastors: Civil rights at risk

June 3, 2012

Attorney General Eric Holder, speaking to black pastors at a Congressional Black Caucus event designed to get out the vote this election year, warned his audience that the civil rights they enjoy are under attack.

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New 1940 US census records show black undercount

May 28, 2012

It was on the streets of her Harlem neighborhood in the 1940s that teenager Althea Gibson began working on the tennis skills that would take her all the way to winning Wimbledon. But according to the 1940 census, the trailblazing athlete didn’t even exist.

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Recent News

Sports

Baseball legend Hank Aaron passes away at 86

January 22, 2021

According to reports, legendary baseball player Hank Aaron has passed away in Atlanta at age 86 from...

Stateside

US terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence

January 28, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security issued a national terrorism bulletin Wednesday warning of the...

Entertainment

Goade becomes first Native American to win Caldecott Medal

January 27, 2021

By HILLEL ITALIE NEW YORK (AP) — Illustrator Michaela Goade became the first Native American to win...

Color Of Money

New world, new business: 5 ways small businesses are adapting to COVID

January 21, 2021

BPT COVID-19 has irrevocably altered the way that we do business. Some small businesses have floundered, while...

Go With The-Flo

Sherri Shepherd recently kicked off her second A-list partnership with HealthyWage

January 21, 2021

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Politics

Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial

January 22, 2021

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send...

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